The culmination of the development of medieval European art is restrained mystical Gothic style, which replaced the lush extravagance of the Romanesque style. Bright mosaic stained glass Windows, soaring spires of the needles, the glow of gold, expression, a Symphony of harmonious combination of light, glass and stone – can be figuratively characterized the Gothic style in the interior. The term “Gothic” appeared in Sunny Italy during the Renaissance. So ironically the Romans called the primitive barbaric cultures of the passing into oblivion of the middle ages. First, the word “Gothic” was used in literature when the author wanted to somewhat ironic to denote in the text distorted Latin. Later Gothic became a definite architectural style, which in a nutshell can be called eerily majestic.
To reproduce in modern homes the Gothic style is not so easy, but its individual elements are often used when creating projects of country houses. Continue reading
The ruins found by divers at the turn of 1980-1990-ies, immediately became the subject of fierce dispute, which was attended by both historians and geologists.
Despite the strict plane right arc and perfectly straight parallel edges of elements of the complex entirely carved into the rock, most scientists persistently called this building “bizarre game of natural natural processes”.
The main reason is quite simple: by the most rough calculations, this complex could rise above the water surface not less than 10 thousand years ago, when the water level in the oceans was 40 meters below present. Continue reading
CHRONOLOGY OF WOODEN BUILDINGS AND THINGS FOUND IN SEVERODVINSK POOL
In the Komi branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences developed a method of finding peatlands, containing artefacts and structures from plant materials [1 ; 2 ] . The essence of wow boils down to a massive archaeological study of peatlands, river oxbow lakes, which are often included in areas of widespread settlements on outcrops and headlands terraces. These Moors are now often buried under alluvium deposits, come from a small mire, and the latter river from the oxbows. Items made from plant materials, is inevitably involved in such swamps, or ponds, are preserved by the preservative properties of peat and sapropel. Finding oxbow peat bogs facilitated by the fact that they correspond to the arcuate concave edge of the floodplain terraces developed at the time the river bends. Continue reading